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Africa: Geography Pretest

Quiz by Christie Thompson

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  • Q1
    This region experiences dramatic temperature drops at night because it lacks cloud cover.
    Savanna
    Sahel
    Rainforest

    I don't know

    Sahara
    30s
  • Q2
    This is a humid, warm region filled with thick vegetation.
    Rainforest
    Sahel
    Savanna

    I don't know

    Sahara
    30s
  • Q3
    This region is most affected by desertification.
    Sahel
    Rainforest
    Savanna

    I don't know

    Sahara
    30s
  • Q4
    Due to its difficult living conditions, this region has the lowest population density.
    Rainforest
    Sahara

    I don't know

    Savanna
    Sahel
    30s
  • Q5
    In this region there are two seasons: rainy and dry.

    I don't know

    Savanna
    Sahara
    Sahel
    Rainforest
    30s
  • Q6
    In what region do you find trees which have adapted by growing deep root systems and developing fire resistant bark?

    I don't know

    Rainforest
    Sahara
    Sahel
    Savana
    30s
  • Q7
    The Democratic Republic of the Congo is composed mostly of:
    Sahara
    Rainforest

    I don't know

    Savanna
    Sahel
    30s
  • Q8
    Control burn programs have been instituted primarily in this region to conserve vegetation and wildlife.
    Savanna
    Rainforest
    Sahel
    Sahara

    I don't know

    30s
  • Q9
    This semi arid region borders the desert.
    Savanna
    Rainforest
    Sahara
    Sahel

    I don't know

    30s
  • Q10
    Which term refers to a group of human beings whose members identify with one another based on common ancestry and culture?
    minority

    I don't know

    ethnic group
    clan
    religious group
    30s
  • Q11
    This group of people migrated across much of the continent of Africa. Because of this, most peoples of sub-Saharan Africa speak a language that is part of which family?
    Swahili
    Egyptian
    Ashanti
    Bantu

    I don't know

    30s
  • Q12
    Due to interaction with Arabic traders, most North Africans are:
    Christian
    Jewish
    Muslims

    I don't know

    Animists
    30s
  • Q13
    The Masaai are to the savannas as the ________ are to the Rainforest.
    Tuaregs

    I don't know

    Ashanti
    Pygmies
    Swahili
    30s
  • Q14
    Which group has traditionally lacked access to education in Africa?
    females

    I don't know

    people with AIDS
    men from Kenya
    immigrants
    30s
  • Q15
    The Ashanti people believe in one god, so their traditional African religion is:
    Animist
    nomads
    monotheistic

    I don't know

    polytheistic
    30s

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